Vancouver

Who Runs Your Twitter Feed?

When it comes to social media at the municipal level, not everyone is a Cory Booker.

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Vancouver Is About to Get the World's First Bitcoin ATM

The digital currency gets a neighborhood portal.

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What the U.S. Can Learn From Canada's High-Paying Jobs Recovery

Jobs paying more than $30 an hour have fueled Canada's job growth, in stark contrast to America's temp-heavy recovery.

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In the Climate Change Economy, It's About Efficiency, Not Just Growth

North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.

Greg Papove

Bike Paths Need More of These – Wooo! – Jump Ramps

Cycling in Vancouver just got a little more wild.

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Did a Well-Meaning Reality TV Show Help Reinvigorate Vancouver's Anti-Gentrification Movement?

The Downtown Eastside neighborhood had a rocky spring.

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A $6.2 Million Apartment for a 2-Year-Old? Such is NYC's Luxury Housing Market

The high-end residential developments that have come to dominate Manhattan have the potential to generate not only tax revenue, but also solitude.

Julie Campoli

Not All Density Is Created Equal

For walkable cities, it's more about finding the right kind of density.

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Why Does This Canadian Bridge Keep Trying to Kill People?

The widest bridge in the world, the Vancouver-area Port Mann span, is failing its debut in a spectacular fashion.

6 Videos That Show the Fascinating Ebb and Flow of Regional Transit

These maps track the movement of transit vehicles in various cities over the course of 24 hours.

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The Growing Urban Class Divide, Vancouver Edition

The segregation between the rich and poor is clearer than ever.

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Why the 'Trick-or-Treat Test' Still Matters

Community designers have this same discussion every year, for good reason.

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Dedicated Bike Lanes Can Cut Cycling Injuries in Half

So says a new study from Canada examining hundreds of injured cyclists and the roads where they wiped out.

Krista Jahnke

Vancouver Covers Its Sidewalks With Giant Pillows

A city block offered an unusual landscape and a soft place to rest.

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Colorful, DIY Urban Neighborhoods ... for Birds

These makeshift shelters slap onto street poles with the help of magnets.

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Imagine Walking Down to the Corner to Pick Your Own Apple

More cities are considering turning their street trees into food sources.

What Your Skyline Says About Your City

The physical space reveals something deeper about a place.

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Moving? Move Your House Instead

A historic home is moved - by truck and boat - about 100 miles to Vancouver Island.

Brent Toderian

3 Lessons Every Olympic City Should Take to Heart

Done right, the Olympics can increase a city's public spaces and public transportation use.